Mark Lawless

, JBA Consulting
Profile / Bio: 

Mark Lawless is the Director of both JBA Consulting and JBA Risk Management. He leads passionate, innovative, and highly driven parts of their company doing fantastic things, such as developing advanced flood forecasting systems, guiding emergency response and evacuation for tens of thousands of people globally, advising governments in developing countries how they can become more resilient to climate change and how they can use natural resources, like mangroves and coral reefs, to reduce flood and erosion risks while creating jobs, capturing carbon and boosting tourism, helping the developers of offshore wind farms and other marine construction projects optimize their strategies to avoid costly weather delays and increase the viability of offshore renewable energy, and developing highly innovative global flood mapping and modelling products to help public and private organizations make better risk management decisions.